A Place-Based Perspective of Food in Society

  • Editors
  • Kevin M. Fitzpatrick
  • Don Willis

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction

    1. Kevin M. Fitzpatrick, Don Willis
      Pages 1-5
  3. Historical Contexts

  4. Social and Cultural Contexts

  5. The Context of Power and Inequality

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 141-141
    2. Savannah Larimore, Vaughn Schmutz
      Pages 165-185
  6. The Future of Food

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 267-281

About this book


This book provides an outstanding collection of interdisciplinary and international essays examining the food-place relationship. It explores such topics as the history of food and agriculture, the globalization and localization of food, and the role of place in defining the broader societal consequences of this ever-changing phenomena.


Food and place Food insecurity History of Food Localization and Globalization of Food agriculture Alter community desert gender Gentrification globalization history Nation society

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